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Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...

African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...

New US visas to attract foreign science, tech students

WASHINGTON D.C.: To ensure that the U.S. economy remains competitive, the Biden administration will allow international students specializing in science, ...

World famous Rio Carnival rescheduled for April

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil and the spread of the Omicron ...

Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...

Turkish journalist jailed before trial for insulting Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey: A Turkish journalist has been arrested for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said. Journalist Sedef Kabas ...

French adventurer dies attempting solo Atlantic crossing

LE PECQ, France: A 75-year-old Frenchman has reportedly died during a solo attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The ...

Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

UAE resumes entry for travellers from 12 African countries, updates entry measures with another 3 effective January 29

ABU DHABI, 26th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters ...

What did a Soviet bad boy carry in his pockets

Not just coins or pencils or even a pioneer tie - nothing from the boring world of school! We look ...

Afghanistan hanging by a thread; cannot abandon Afghan people, says UN Chief

New York [US], January 27 (ANI): With Afghanistan "hanging by a thread" six months after the Taliban takeover, the world ...

Winter Olympics likely to impact Putin's military planning in Ukraine: US

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): Ahead of the Winter Olympics that is set to begin on February 4 in Beijing, ...

Tensions Rise Between Mali, Western Governments

BAMAKO, MALI - Mali's military rulers are clashing with the international community over when to hold elections and how to ...

Amazon abandons & memory-holes use of workers as influencers

Social bloopers and lack of interest led to the quiet termination of the program, sources tell mediaAmazon shut down a ...

US-Backed SDF Retakes Key Prison in Battle with Islamic State

WASHINGTON - A massive and well-planned operation by the Islamic State to free thousands of the terror group's fighters from ...

WTO: China Can Place Duties on $645 Million in US Imports

GENEVA - The World Trade Organization on Wednesday handed a fresh victory to China, permitting it to place duties on ...

This blogger knows EVERYTHING about banya culture in Russia

Anna Artemyeva is not phased by provocative compliments in a Russian steam bath - or banya - and knows the ...

An unemployment rate below 4% is possible. But for how long?

It would be nice to think Australia's low unemployment rate - now 4.2%, the lowest since August 2008 - is ...

PM thanks world leaders for their greetings on India's 73rd Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked world leaders for their greetings and wishes on the ...

Ex-Irish Soldier Justified Jihad Before Joining IS, Witness Says

DUBLIN - A former Irish army soldier justified jihad suicide bombings while attending a mosque in Ireland before she joined ...

Charlotte FC sign Polish striker Karol Swiderski

Charlotte FC signed Polish striker Karol Swiderski as the first designated player in club history. The contract announced by the ...

Giant US corporations issue warning to Biden over Russia media

As Washington considers punitive measures in case of an invasion of Ukraine, companies are concerned about the economic impactAfter US ...

Croatian PM apologises to Ukrainians for 'nonsense'

The slap-down comes amid disagreements over NATO's response to a potential Russian incursion into UkraineA series of explosive claims from ...

UN launches appeal for USD 8 billion in aid for Afghanistan in 2022, says Lyons

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 27 (ANI): The United Nations has launched an appeal for USD 8 billion in aid for Afghanistan ...

India's Permanent Mission at UN celebrates country's 73rd Republic Day

New York [US], January 27 (ANI): India's Permanent Mission at the UN celebrated the country's 73rd Republic Day in New ...

Putin sends congratulatory message to India on occasion of Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): As India celebrated 73rd Republic day on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his ...

Global Corruption on the Rise Amid Democratic Decline

LONDON - The fight against corruption has stagnated over the past decade amid human rights abuses and democratic declines in ...

Lebanon's Saad Hariri Withdraws, Leaving a Vacuum

AMMAN - Saad Hariri, Lebanon's leading Sunni Muslim politician and three-time prime minister, has announced that he will not run ...

Pak Finance ministry says debt burden is Rs 11.8 trillion higher than legally allowed limit

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 26 (ANI): A report prepared by Pakistan's Ministry of Finance showed that the federal government's burden was ...

Beijing can impose duties on USD 645 million worth of US imports annually, says WTO

Geneva [Switzerland], January 26 (ANI): The World Trade Organisation issued a decision in the US-China dispute over subsidy duties on ...

Terrorism poses serious threat to Afghanistan: India at UNSC

New York [US], January 26 (ANI): India on Wednesday reiterated at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) briefing on United ...

Top 10 most decorated Russian filmmakers

When it comes to prestigious movie awards, there's no escaping the limelight for directors, who, just like attention-loving actors, also ...

Three ways for Sony to avoid getting left behind by Microsoft

Sony has had a rough few days. The Japanese tech giant has lost a whopping US$14 billion (Pound 10 billion), ...

Crew acquire Nigerian MF James Igbekeme on loan

The Columbus Crew acquired James Igbekeme from Spain's Real Zaragoza for the 2022 season. The 26-year-old Nigerian midfielder will occupy ...

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U.S. stocks volatile as Fed signal interest rate hike in March

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. and global stocks had a volatile day Wednesday as investors digested possible Fed rate ...

Crystal Cruises ship avoids Miami docking due to unpaid fuel bill

MIAMI, Florida: A cruise ship with hundreds of passengers and crew onboard has been diverted to the Bahamas from its ...

Pay with Crypto at Pakistani's 'Chai Ada' in London

LONDON, UK - For the first time in the United Kingdom, a young Pakistani entrepreneur has opened a coffee shop ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses ninety-nine points

TOKYO, Japan - Fears of an early move by the Federal Reserve kept buyers at bay across Asia on Wednesday.In ...

Mark Cuban's online pharmacy to offer public cheaper drugs

DALLAS, Texas: Investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has launched an online pharmacy offering over 100 drugs at an ...

Technology stocks lead U.S. stocks rout, Nasdaq drops 316 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - U.S. stocks gyrated again on Tuesday with the major indices plunging before bouncing back. Nonetheless, it ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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